Focus for the New Year

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As 2011 comes to a close and we welcome a new year, I find myself reflective. 2011 was a tough year in many respects, and not one that I would like to repeat…though I admit that there were many wonderful aspects of this past year. I look to 2012 now with hope and optimism. And with a new focus:

Balance

This coming year, I want to focus on balancing work and family. I want to get more sleep and spend more time doing things that I enjoy. I want to be more focused during the time that I am working so that I can enjoy the time that I have with my kids more.

Balance is my focus word of 2012. What is yours?

Happy New year!

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I became a mom in 1996, and in 2005 I had my fifth. Yes, 5 kids. In 2007, this blog was born (my 6th baby that will never grow up) and I've been sharing recipes, photography tricks, parenting tips, and everything in between. You can also find me writing at Home Made Simple, Famous Footwear blog and P&G Everyday. *Add my posts to BlogLovin' or Feedly today!*

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  1. I stink at balance. I really need to work on it, because burnout is right around the corner!

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  2. I think balance is a perfect word and a whole lot harder to achieve than it may appear. I haven’t picked a word of the year yet…….I need to put my thinking cap on….:)
    angie´s last blog post ..Let’s Talk Budging for 2012!

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  3. My word for 2012 is balance too!
    Jill @ Fitness, Health and Happiness´s last blog post ..The Plan || P90X2 and Running

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  4. My word this year is Engage. I want to be fully engaged in everything I do moving forward, rather than going through the motions. I am hopeful that by being engaged I will in turn be more fulfilled.

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  5. balance is an excellent word! I chose “peace” for my word for 2012. Happy New year!

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